#### How do you add Complex Numbers

**Video** Tutorial on Adding Complex Numbers

**Let's add the following 2 complex numbers (5 + 2i ) + (7 + 12i)**Step 1

Group the real part of the complex number and the imaginary part of the complex number.

(5 + 7) + (2i + 12i)

Step 2Combine the like terms and simplify

12 + 14i

**Practice** Problems

Step 2

Combine the like terms and simplify

7 + 10i

Step 2

Combine the like terms and simplify

12 + 16i

Step 1

This problem is very similar to example 1 with the added twist that we have a negative number in there (-2i).

Step 2

Combine the like terms and simplify

15 + 12i

Step 1

This problem is very similar to example 1with the added twist that we have a negative number in there (-13i).

Step 2

Combine the like terms and simplify

18 - 5i

Step 1

Step 2

Combine the like terms and simplify

-14 + 2i